Bayer Leverkusen and Schalke 04 have been eliminated from the Champions League days ago but the two sides meet in the Bundesliga on Saturday to battle it out for a spot in Europe`s premier club competition next season.
Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored a brace on Friday to give Schalke 04 a 2-1 win at Augsburg and move the Royal Blues up to third in the Bundesliga.
Fresh from their record European defeat at home to Real Madrid, Schalke 04 face another potential drubbing when they travel to all-conquering Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti hailed his team`s performance as "perfect" after their 6-1 romp at Schalke 04 in Wednesday`s Champions League`s last 16, first-leg clash.
German football club Bayern Munich`s stand-by defender Jan Kirchhoff has joined league rivals Schalke on loan until June 2015.
German international midfielder Lewis Holty rejected Schalke04`s offer to extend his expiring contract with the "Royal Blues", the club said on its official homepage.
Day in Pics: 31st March
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